Stugeta bowkeri tearei - Bowker's sapphire

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Stugeta bowkeri

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Eggardon Hill, Vumba (specimen on the left is Leptotes sp).

Species details:

Notes: Upperside metallic purple-blue with broad brown borders and spots.
Distribution: From KwaZulu-Natal and Swaziland to Zimbabwe, Mozambique, northern Botswana and northern Namibia.
Related plant families:
Related plant genera:
Related plant species:
OlacaceaeXimenia americana var. microphylla (Food plant)
OlacaceaeXimenia caffra var. caffra (Food plant)
Literature:

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Stugeta bowkeri tearei.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=400410, retrieved 24 November 2017

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